CDK, Reynolds sued over alleged anti-competitive actions
Teterboro Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram has sued Reynolds and CDK, saying the software giants' anti-competitive behavior has driven up costs at the dealership.
Ford rolls out more upgrades as freshened Mustang nears dealers
Ford is working to generate buzz about the freshened 2018 Mustang, which goes on sale this month, with a variety of upgrades.
U.S., Calif. regulators approve fix for VW 3.0-liter diesel crossovers
U.S. and California regulators approved a fix for about 38,000 Volkswagen Group 3.
Will Congress have final say on NAFTA?
President Trump doesn't have a completely free hand when it comes to trade.
GM supply numbers still show some trouble spots
General Motors has aggressively cut inventory and production levels this year amid plateauing U.S. sales and pressure from Wall Street to align production with demand.
Fiat Chrysler sues shippers over alleged price fixing
FCA has lodged a complaint with a federal regulator seeking "reparations" from a group of shipping companies from Asia, Europe and South America that admitted to fixing...
BMW unit, Penske Automotive invest in Scott Painter's Fair
Fair, whose app lets consumers secure vehicles online without a specific time commitment, has secured funding from BMW i Venture, Penske Automotive Group and others.
Hyundai hires Toyota veteran Brian Smith as COO
Hyundai Motor America on Monday named longtime Toyota and Lexus executive Brian Smith as its COO. Smith will report to Hyundai Motor America's new CEO, Kenny Lee.
Kobe Steel plant under inspection by Japan ministry, report says
One of the Kobe Steel plants at the heart of a product data cheating scandal is being inspected by Japan's transport ministry, Kyodo News reported
Transparency key to self-driving regulation, NHTSA leader says
Regulation of autonomous vehicles requires more collaboration, information sharing and flexibility than previous top-down approaches, the top U.S. auto safety regulator says.
Subaru completes two new test tracks in Japan
Subaru, looking to further strengthen its safety chops, has finished construction of two new test tracks in Japan.
For Vinnie Johnson, a new game beckons
Ex-NBA star Vinnie Johnson's acquisition of Irvin Automotive Products could transform his privately held Piston Group into a major league auto industry supplier with a shot...
Old Chrysler hand still seethes over dealer cuts
Almost 20 years after he retired as Chrysler's top sales guy, Tom Pappert hasn't gotten over what happened to dealers in 2009.
Daimler, VW raided by EU officials in widening cartel probe
EU antitrust officials widened a probe into an alleged cartel among German automakers, with both Daimler and VW becoming the latest targets of searches.
Intel poised to roll out first batch of self-driving cars
Computer chipmaker Intel, which announced plans in August to build a fleet of 100 self-driving cars, is preparing to roll out its first batch of 25 units this year in...
Tesla reaffirms effort to build cars in China; mum on deal report
Tesla said it is talking with the Shanghai municipal government to set up a factory in the region and expects to agree on a plan by the end of the year.
Toyota resumes Japan production after typhoon
Toyota said it was operating second shifts as normal at its Japanese plants, after suspending first shifts as a typhoon precaution.
Once a tech leader, Japan's auto industry plays catch-up
Mazda's coming technology blitz epitomizes the rush by Japanese carmakers to keep pace in an era of rapid change.
High-tech taxi for old-school Japan
In the era of Uber and ride-hailing, Toyota is turning its attention to building a better taxi that could give Tokyo's streetscape its biggest makeover in two decades.
Speedy tech deals may crash and burn later
Suppliers are trying to move fast, but experts say they may be getting involved in messy deals that could hurt later.
Change bearing down on rearview mirrors
IHS Markit predicts a surge in global production of panoramic rearview display cameras -- even though safety regulators are still undecided about them.
Battery suppliers face capacity crunch
Concerns are growing that battery suppliers such as LG Chem and Samsung won't be able to keep up as automakers promise dozens of new electric vehicles in the coming years.
Mitsubishi plans for U.S. growth -- alone, for now
Mitsubishi's new three-year business plan identifies a United States resurgence as a key target.
Two-tone cars are back in vogue
It could be the first inkling of a trend -- or a strictly European phenomenon.
Tesla could play role in modernizing Puerto Rico's battered electric grid
A Puerto Rican official who has been in talks with Tesla said the island is serious about transforming its energy infrastructure after it was leveled by Hurricane Maria.
A buy-sell that's built for the future
GPB Capital replaced Abrams Capital as majority investor in Prime Motor Group. GPB and Prime see the deal as a bid for survival in a changing auto-retail world.
In digital age, paper contracts endure
Going digital can be worrisome for dealership employees who have been handling deals the same way for decades.
Toyota says its 'in the game' on autonomous technology
U.S.-based Toyota Research Institute demonstrates its autonomous vehicle platform, and declares it's very much in the race to build advanced safety systems and robot cars.
Nissan's Diaz takes Mitsubishi role
Fred Diaz has moved below the radar screen to Nissan's new partner Mitsubishi where he will be in charge of performance optimization.
FCA suspected of obstructing French diesel inquiry
Fiat Chrysler is the subject of a French judicial inquiry into suspected obstruction of an investigation into diesel emissions cheating, reports said.